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gen•ta•mi•cin



Pronunciation: ( jen"tu-mī'sin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a highly toxic broad-spectrum antibiotic mixture of related aminoglycoside substances derived from the actinomycete bacterium Micromonospora purpurea, used in its sulfate form in the treatment of severe Gram-negative infections.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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